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PSG In Need Of New Faces As Revived Manchester United Loom

Paris Saint-Germain were seen as heavy favourites to beat Manchester United when the sides were drawn together in the last 16 of the Champions League less than a month ago, but fans of the French giants may not be so confident right now. While United fired Jose Mourinho in the wake of that draw and have since enjoyed a resurgence …

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Pellegrini Hopes To Keep Arnautovic Amid Chinese Interest

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini insists he wants to keep Marko Arnautovic amid reports of a bid from a Chinese Super League team. Arnautovic was the subject of a reported £35 million ($44 million) offer from an unnamed Chinese club this week. It was suggested that Shanghai SIPG are the side interested in the Austrian striker, who was said to …

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Pochettino: “I Am Unhappy To Win The Game Like This”

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Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino, said he was “unhappy” to see his side beat Chelsea 1-0 in the first leg of their English League Cup semi-final via a disputed penalty awarded by VAR. Harry Kane scored the only goal of the all-London tie at Wembley after 26 minutes with a spot-kick given when referee Michael Oliver called on video technology. Chelsea …

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Report: Alex Ferguson Delivers Rousing Speech To Man Utd Squad

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Manchester United’s legendary former manager Alex Ferguson delivered a rousing call to arms to the players, insisting they could make the club successful again, a source close to the Premier League team told The Sun. The 77-year-old Scot — who guided United to numerous trophies including two Champions League titles during his 27-year reign — has played an increasingly prominent …

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Irishman Scores Winner As Newport Dump Leicester Out Of FA Cup

There were extraordinary scenes at Rodney Parade as Newport County pulled off the biggest upset of the FA Cup so far. The League Two side have unceremoniously dumped 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City out of the competition after a 2-1 win that follows similar upsets from the likes of Barnet and Oldham. The likes of Shinji Okazaki, Marc Albrighton …

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Jose Mourinho Rejects Managerial Job In Native Portugal

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Since leaving Manchester United in December, Jose Mourinho has been linked with a return to Portugal. Talk in recent seasons of a move to the likes of Paris Saint-Germain petered out once it became apparent that he would stay on at Old Trafford for a third season. With that experiment coming to an acrimonious end, a return to the Primeira …

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Cocaine Prevalent Among Footballers In England According To Expert

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A leading expert on drugs in sport has claimed that recreational drugs like cocaine and marijuana are ‘widespread’ among professional footballers in England and that the FA don’t take drug-testing as seriously as they ought to. Ivan Waddington is a leading lecturer at the University of Chester and has spent years studying the use of drugs in sport. Waddington undertook a survey …

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“A Lack Of Class” – Warnock Slams Liverpool Over Failed Clyne Promise

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has accused Liverpool of “lacking class” and branded them “a disgrace” after his side missed out a loan deal for full-back Nathaniel Clyne. Warnock has seen Clyne as a long-term target for the Premier League strugglers and was the manager who gave the right-back his professional debut. Bournemouth, however, won the race for Clyne’s signature, …

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Llorente Bags Treble As Spurs Crush Tranmere

Tottenham swept into the FA Cup fourth round as Fernando Llorente hit a hat-trick and Serge Aurier struck twice in a 7-0 rout of fourth tier minnows Tranmere on Friday. There are 74 league places between the sides and Tottenham, third in the Premier League, underlined the gulf in class as they demolished Tranmere, who sit ninth in League Two. …

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